The head of the promotion company “World of Boxing” Andrey Ryabinsky made clear that promotional won auction for holding a fight between Russian heavyweight Alexander Povetkin and canadian bermana Stiverne, a fight will take place in December in Russia.
The owner of champion belt WBC American Deontay Wilder in July, defeated countryman Chris Arreola in the fourth voluntary protection of a title. Wilder in battle received a fracture and tore up the biceps of the right hand, after which he underwent two operations.
The WBC announced that Wilder probably will not be able to fight until 2017, so he will retain rights to mandatory championship fight. Povetkin and bermane stiverne will compete for the title of interim champion.
“Only in new York won a promotional auction for the fight Povetkin-Steuern. The fight will be in Russia! Work, brothers!” – Rabinsky wrote in Instagram.
Later in Twitter Ryabinsky said the bout will take place in December (without specifying the exact date), and for the right to host the fight he paid 3.16 million dollars.